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Can environmental populism save the planet?

Populism and environmentalism are words seldom seen in the same sentence. One is associated predominantly with nationalists and charismatic leaders ...

Aussie skipper Paine plays down Archer fear, backs Warner

Sydney - Australia captain Tim Paine says the tourists will not be intimidated by England fast bowler Jofra Archer and ...

Horan urges Wallabies to relax 'Giteau Law'

Cape Town - Former Australia centre Tim Horan believes the Wallabies should relax the 'Giteau Law' in Rugby World Cup ...

Australia rule out bouncer battle despite Smith blow

Leeds - Australia coach Justin Langer has told his side to avoid being drawn into a bouncer battle after Steve ...

China Hopes US Will Come Back to the Table at Chile Climate Talks

SANTIAGO - China hopes to welcome the United States "back to the negotiating table" to discuss global efforts to limit ...

US Aims to Double Financing in Latin America to $12 Billion

WASHINGTON - The United States has created a new agency to promote development around the globe, with a particular emphasis ...

US Marines Chief Acknowledges Worries on Japan-Korean Ties

TOKYO - Gen. David Berger, the new U.S. Marines commandant, acknowledged Wednesday that he is concerned about deteriorating relations between ...

Pompeo Singles Out Iran In UN Security Council Session On Middle East

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo specifically named Iran in his speech on August 20 at the UN Security Council ...

Trump: US 'Very Far from a Recession'

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Tuesday the U.S. is "very far from a recession," even as forecasters point to ...

Trump Considering Sullivan as Next US Envoy to Russia

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump confirms that Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan "could very well be" his choice ...

Uyghur Police Commissar Said Detained Since June 2018

A senior police official in Aksu Prefecture of Akso (Akesu, in Chinese) in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) has ...

Will eating chicken reduce your risk of breast cancer?

Research Checks interrogate newly published studies and how they're reported in the media. The analysis is undertaken by one or ...

SA's wool sector has R5bn question for China

South Africa's wool industry is on tenterhooks as exporters seek clarity on a Chinese ban on imports of the fiber ...

Hong Kong's Evolving Protests: Voices From the Front Lines

HONG KONG - On a recent sweltering Saturday, a day now reserved for protest in Hong Kong, a demonstrator named ...

Kashmir stands firmly with India : RSS chief Bhagwat

Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 20 (ANI): RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday said that people in Kashmir stand firmly with ...

Smith to miss 3rd Ashes Test a 'no brainer' - Langer

London - Australia's star batsman Steve Smith has been ruled out of the third Ashes Test beginning on Thursday after ...

Gabrillagues's RWC hopes in balance after 6 week ban

Nice - French forward Paul Gabrillagues's World Cup hopes were in the balance on Tuesday after he was banned for ...

RWC: The threat Boks could go 'stale?

Cape Town - It is a good thing that Rassie Erasmus has a firm reputation as a meticulous planner and ...

Pentagon tests new missile system

PanARMENIAN.Net - The U.S. military carried out a test-flight Sunday, August 18 of a new road-mobile, ground-launched cruise missile system ...

White House Insists Fundamentals of US Economy 'Very Strong'

WASHINGTON - The "fundamentals" of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of ...

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Pell case likely to end up in Australian High Court

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Victoria's Court of Appeal on Wednesday delivered one of the most significant judgments in Australian legal ...

Bus hijacking in Brazil ends, hijacker dead, hostages freed

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A hostage situation in Rio de Janeiro involving a bus and thirty seven hostages has ...

Situation in Persian Gulf described as troubling and complex

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council has been briefed on the escalating hostilities in the Middle East. ...

Continuation of current situation in Yemen untenable, says UN envoy

ADEN, Yemen - A month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing ...

Stealing personal identification data causing nightmares for victims

The headquarters of a large national bank had detected fraud on an account and sent word to an Atlanta branch ...

Jordan considered closing Israeli embassy, expelling ambassador

AMMAN, Jordan - While Israel is being courted by Arab countries to establish diplomatic relations, members of Jordan's parliament are ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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